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Page 6 Magazine (Atari)

Page 6 (subtitled Atari Users Magazine, and later known as New Atari User) was an independent British publication aimed at users of Atari home computers. It was published between 1982 and 1998. The magazine supported both the Atari 8-bit family of computers (400/800/XL/XE) and the Atari ST range.

The magazine had its origins in the newsletter of the Birmingham User's Group, an independent Atari club based in England. Les Ellingham was appointed to be the editor of the newsletter, but decided to produce a magazine with broader appeal instead. He remained editor of Page 6 throughout its entire run of 85 issues. Although subscription-only for most of its life, it was available through newsagents during the late 1980s and early 1990s.

When Database ceased publication of the original Atari User magazine in 1988, Page 6 bought the rights (and subscriber list), and renamed their magazine Page 6 Atari User, and then New Atari User. The latter was simply Page 6 under a different (and more newsagent-friendly) name, and had next to no continuity with the original Atari User. Ironically, the editor Les Ellingham had declined the offer to edit the original Atari User when approached by Database Publications in 1985.

The magazine's name derives from the area of memory in 8-bit Atari computers covering locations 1536–1791 ($600–$6FF; "$" was the standard prefix on the Atari assembler for hexadecimal notation). As memory was divided into 'pages' of 256 bytes (the first being page 0), locations 1536 (256×6) to 1791 were known as 'page 6'. Page 6 memory was neither used by the operating system nor by Atari BASIC programs and so could be used to store the user's own short machine code routines without them being overwritten.[1] In a similar manner, the publishers of Page 6 magazine wanted readers to contribute useful programs and articles.

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atari 80
program 73
disk 71
data 59
poke 53
atari user 52
disk drive 50
machine code 44
graphics 42
user 42
software 39
game 28
screen 27
public domain 25
goto 23
rom cartridge 19
turbo basic 19
ihe 18
display list 17
games 17
atari classic 12
character set 12
english software 11
gosub 11
mail order 11
position 11
closeout price 10
flight simulator 10
theh 10
esc ctrl 9
sound effects 9
atari computer 8
original price 8
programs 8
reh 8
accessory shop 7
atari basic 7
word processor 7
mini office 6
tlie 6
color 5
data data 5
hard disk 5
player missile 5
user group 5
arc 4
file 4
issue 4
john sweeney 4
micro discount 4
midi 4
missile graphics 4
software reviews 4
thai 4
touch tablet 4
vip professional 4
word processing 4
arcade game 3
credit card 3
disk directory 3
disks 3
entertainment entertainment 3
fun school 3
futura 3
graphics mode 3
graphics modes 3
inverse characters 3
les ellingham 3
macro 3
operating system 3
print shop 3
printer 3
routine 3
star raiders 3
text 3
text window 3
user groups 3
address list 2
adventure 2
adventures 2
air warrior 2
byte 2
character 2
code routine 2
ctrl 2
disk original 2
double density 2
extra men 2
fighter pilot 2
futura issue 2
grand prix 2
great deal 2
hard drive 2
high byte 2
input file 2
internet 2
john davison 2
kevin cooke 2
keyboard lock 2
lda 2
light gun 2
machine language 2
magic square 2
memory mapped 2
music making 2
object code 2
paul rixon 2
plot 2
pole position 2
print 2
pro sound 2
rescue mission 2
sale price 2
scan lines 2
scenery disk 2
scott adams 2
screen memory 2
sectors 2
silica systems 2
sound channel 2
sound source 2
source code 2
space invaders 2
stan ockers 2
steve gould 2
subroutine 2
text text 2
theh gosub 2
theh goto 2
third party 2
variable checksum 2
vtoc 2
vtoc sector 2
vtoc table 2
aaa aaa 1
address 1
adventure international 1
adventure writing 1
art director 1
astro chase 1
atari center 1
atari dos 1
atari enthusiasts 1
atari owners 1
atari software 1
atari users 1
basic 1
batch file 1
bbff bbff 1
binary files 1
black box 1
black cauldron 1
blue key 1
blue max 1
bulletin board 1
card orders 1
carry flag 1
cassette 1
cassette booster 1
cassette sale 1
ces 1
channel number 1
character generation 1
character sets 1
cheque book 1
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chip music 1
classic 1
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closeout 1
code length 1
code library 1
colour monitor 1
colour palette 1
colour selector 1
competition winner 1
computer support 1
control register 1
conversion data 1
copies left 1
cricket maths 1
current variable 1
cytron masters 1
daisy dot 1
damon howarth 1
data creator 1
data file 1
data poke 1
data routine 1
database 1
deleted 1
deleted file 1
demonstration program 1
desk accessories 1
directory 1
disk box 1
disk companion 1
disk sale 1
display data 1
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Topics: atari, poke, program, data, disk, ihe, graphics, game, user, atari user, rom cartridge, silica...
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Topics: data, program, atari, disk, theh, poke, graphics, reh, goto, hard disk, entertainment...
Topics: atari, data, disk, poke, program, simulation, game, software, screen, font factory, character set,...
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Topics: atari, poke, gosub, data, program, goto, disk, software, published, data data, disk drive, atari...
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Topics: atari, poke, program, disk, data, graphics, reh, theh, screen, entertainment entertainment, word...
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Topics: ihe, data, atari, disk, user, program, poke, games, thai, atari user, ihv ctrl, atari classic,...
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Topics: data, atari, position, poke, program, goto, disk, color, plot, disk drive, esc ctrl, music maker,...
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Topics: data, atari, poke, program, gosub, goto, disk, position, graphics, machine code, disk drive, low...
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Topics: atari, user, tlie, disk, futura, software, program, subroutine, byte, arc, atari user, magic...
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Topics: atari, disk, poke, ihe, reh, program, user, theh, atari user, graphics, rom cartridge, atari...
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Topics: atari, disk, data, goto, program, user, game, games, poke, theh, atari user, disk drive, rom...
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Topics: atari, data, poke, disk, user, software, program, games, graphics, atari user, disk drive, turbo...
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Topics: data, poke, atari, disk, program, goto, ctrl, software, graphics, disk drive, enemy gangster,...
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Topics: atari, disk, program, user, poke, data, game, issue, reh, screen, atari user, sale price, disk...
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Topics: atari, user, poke, screen, disk, graphics, ren, ces, printer, atari user, closeout price, machine...
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Topics: data, atari, poke, program, disk, graphics, screen, programs, software, data data, disk drive, art...
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Topics: atari, user, program, disk, screen, data, league, option, file, atari user, league table, turbo...
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Topics: atari, user, disk, program, game, midi, graphics, classic, lhe, atari user, silicon dreams, system...
Topics: data, atari, poke, goto, disk, software, program, graphics, position, macro assembler, disk drive,...
Page 6 Magazine (Atari)
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Topics: atari, routine, user, disk, program, basic, futura, usr, lda, internet, atari user, machine code,...
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Topics: atari, disk, ihe, graphics, issue, user, program, poke, game, thai, atari user, atari classic,...
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Topics: atari, poke, gosub, graphics, program, position, goto, disk, screen, graphics mode, character set,...
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Topics: atari, disk, graphics, poke, game, program, user, screen, midi, atari user, atari classic, rom...
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Topics: atari, disk, user, game, data, games, poke, software, graphics, ihe, atari user, original price,...
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Topics: atari, user, program, disk, data, adventures, ihe, tlie, file, atari user, input file, extra data,...
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Topics: atari, disk, program, poke, data, gosub, graphics, user, games, atari user, rom cartridge, original...
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Topics: atari, poke, program, reh, software, disk, ctrl, hta, graphics, zork, player missile, machine code,...
Topics: atari, user, disk, screen, program, routine, internet, sector, data, atari user, machine code, code...
Topics: atari, disk, user, program, futura, programs, subroutine, screen, graphics, arc, atari user, atari...
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Topics: atari, poke, graphics, position, rom, magazine, goto, refl, color, software, rom rom, graphics...
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Topics: atari, poke, disk, graphics, user, screen, program, data, atari user, player missile, memory...
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Topics: atari, disk, user, program, ihe, game, screen, midi, atari user, games, machine code, public...
Topics: atari, user, disk, xio, program, drive, hyper, disks, ihe, atari user, hyper drive, pressure pad,...
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Topics: atari, poke, graphics, data, software, program, gosub, step, player, player missile, english...
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Topics: atari, disk, user, program, directory, file, software, disks, print, issue, atari user, black box,...
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Topics: atari, data, poke, program, graphics, disk, goto, screen, software, player missile, missile...
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Topics: disk, atari, user, program, ihe, file, vtoc, sectors, menu, deleted, atari user, closeout price,...
Topics: atari, poke, data, software, color, position, goto, program, game, english software, savage pond,...
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Topics: atari, goto, graphics, color, program, poke, plot, text, graphics mode, mode, display list, mike...
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Topics: atari, adventure, text, color, software, goto, adventures, data, graphics, text text, scott adams,...
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Topics: atari, macro, user, program, routine, poke, graphics, character, lda, atari user, machine code,...